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23rd April 2019

In 2018, our government announced a range of targets that they hope will ultimately see a complete ban on petrol and diesel vehicles by the middle of the 21st century. It held the world’s first ‘Zero Emission Vehicle’ summit, outlining a vision for "all new cars and vans to be emission-free by 2040". In other words, we'll be all running on battery power 20 years from now. France has...

16th April 2019

It’s the silent killer, linked – certainly in part – to the top five causes of death in the UK. We’ve all experienced it in one form or another, and, for now, shows little sign of abaiting. But in the not too distant future, everything will change. Air polution – and poor air quality – is estimated to be responsible for around 40,000 premature deaths a year in the UK. Much of the to...

2nd April 2019

It’s vital that drivers are aware of the dangers of part worn tyres. Why? Because it could save their lives, along with any passengers and fellow road users. Many – but not all – UK drivers know what part worn tyres are, and that they’re easily available to buy, especially online, but – as the dramatic disparity between search engine part worn tyre ‘buy’ and ‘safety’ queries clearly s...

11th March 2019

Subsequent to a car service at Merityre Specialists in Chertsey for his eleven year old Fiat 500, Honest John wrote how pleased he was with the service provided at Merityre: “So another visit to the excellent MeriTyres in Chertsey and an hour later off I tootled on the new set of boots. They immediately transformed the car. Rode better, gripped better, steered better and were quieter than th...

11th March 2019

Also known as wheel tracking, wheel alignment refers to the angle or direction that your tyres are set to. These alignment specifications can change based on each individual manufacture – the wheel alignment is set to the optimum position for the car’s performance. Ensuring your wheel alignment is correct is not only important for your car’s health, but for your own driving safety, too. What ca...

5th March 2019

The digital revolution in driving is underway, and it is changing car technology forever Technology and change go hand in hand, especially in the twenty-first century. Something new seems to be announced every day, or at least it feels this way. Take driving. If you ask any of our many customers in the south-east of England what the most significant change is in the automotive industr...